Beer of the Week: Hale’s Ales Cascade Mist Wet Hop

One of the great things about where I live is that I have 5 (and soon to be 7) breweries within walking distance of my house. It makes for a regular rotation for me to stop in to each of these places and try the new and exciting stuff that they have on tap, and, […]

The Ballard Beer Revolution

By Iron Chef Leftovers

Holy hops, Batman! Ballard is really becoming a hotspot for beer. I saw this on myballard.com, yet another brewery opening soon. That means when Peddler Brewing opens, we will have the following breweries in a 1 mile radius:

Hale’s Ales Maritime Pacific NW Peaks Hilliard’s Reuben’s Populuxe (if they ever get […]

Beer of the Week: Hale’s Rudyard’s Rare Barley Wine – 2006 Vintage

By Iron Chef Leftovers

Photo Credit: KEN LAMBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES

I am not usually much of a barley wine fan, there are a small handful of them that I like, but generally I tend to stay away from them since they are expensive and not high up on my list of beers […]